The Global Legal Post | Latesthttp://www.globallegalpost.comThe latest stories from The Global Legal PostSat, 21 Jul 2018en-gb(C) 2018 Global City Media LtdGlobal Legal Post - Latest News &amp; Headlineshttp://www.globallegalpost.comhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/images/feed-image/global-legal-post.pngILO highlights 'daily reality' of gender violence in Walmart supply chain<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ilo-highlights-daily-reality-of-gender-violence-in-walmart-supply-chain-26527379/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_601324802.jpg' border='0'/></a>A 'groundbreaking factory level research report' by the ILO details gender-based violence in Walmart's Asian garment supply chain.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ilo-highlights-daily-reality-of-gender-violence-in-walmart-supply-chain-26527379/Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:07Patent application to use blockchain in a digital justice case journey<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/patent-application-to-use-blockchain-in-a-digital-justice-case-journey-31046392/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_716670244.jpg' border='0'/></a>Digital evidence management provider Caselines files a patent using blockchain to managae the case journey.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/patent-application-to-use-blockchain-in-a-digital-justice-case-journey-31046392/Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:07Cancer sufferers cheer $4.69 billion verdict in baby talcum powder case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cancer-sufferers-cheer-$469-billion-verdict-in-baby-talcum-powder-case-86751240/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_6318426891.jpg' border='0'/></a>Johnson & Johnson's ordered to pay $4.69 billion in damages to 22 womenas US jury accepts famous baby talc caused cancer.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cancer-sufferers-cheer-$469-billion-verdict-in-baby-talcum-powder-case-86751240/Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:07Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/bookshelf/confronting-hate-understanding-china-and-recalling-the-us-constitution-36196141/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_592385222.jpg' border='0'/></a>In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks three topical books on hate, China and the US.http://www.globallegalpost.com/bookshelf/confronting-hate-understanding-china-and-recalling-the-us-constitution-36196141/Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:07Google to appeal record $5.1 billion antitrust fine, but may face US probe<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/google-to-appeal-record-$51-billion-antitrust-fine-but-may-face-us-probe-27834171/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1054930538.jpg' border='0'/></a>Tech giant's CEO says EU ignored the competitive landscape and facts, but EU also has ear of the US regulator.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/google-to-appeal-record-$51-billion-antitrust-fine-but-may-face-us-probe-27834171/Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:07Shareholders in US litigating fewer M&A deals<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/shareholders-in-us-litigating-fewer-ma-deals-48516997/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1134682397.jpg' border='0'/></a>Fewer M&A deals are being litigated by shareholders, while merger objection cases have shifted from state to federal courts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/shareholders-in-us-litigating-fewer-ma-deals-48516997/Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:07Shipping industry puts environmental preparedness before blockchain<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/shipping-industry-puts-environmental-preparedness-before-blockchain-26635679/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_346553993.jpg' border='0'/></a>Technology to address environmental issues and emissions ranks above blockchain as driver of change in shipping, law firm survey says.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/shipping-industry-puts-environmental-preparedness-before-blockchain-26635679/Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:07Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-32632788/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_788523373.jpg' border='0'/></a>This week's round-up finds NFL team Carolina Panthers and the ITV network looking for new general counsel, while others source internally.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-32632788/Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:07Female GCs shortfall in compensation 'significant' at leadership levels<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/female-gcs-shortfall-in-compensation-significant-at-leadership-levels-45421205/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1119280892.jpg' border='0'/></a>Inaugural ACC Global Compensation Report reveals women fall short at highest levels, while outside experience leads to higher total payhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/female-gcs-shortfall-in-compensation-significant-at-leadership-levels-45421205/Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:07UAE tops list of compliance complexity while Ireland is simplest<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/uae-tops-list-of-compliance-complexity-while-ireland-is-simplest-24943790/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1135054400.jpg' border='0'/></a>UAE is joined by Qatar, China, Argentina and Malaysia in the top five most challenging countries for companies to manage compliance.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/uae-tops-list-of-compliance-complexity-while-ireland-is-simplest-24943790/Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:07Report warns companies using legal disclaimers as a 'licence to lie'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/report-warns-companies-using-legal-disclaimers-as-a-licence-to-lie-56665013/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1128135506.jpg' border='0'/></a>Two academics have authored a report warning of intentional misleading by use of disclaimers, and call for less boilerplate legal language.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/report-warns-companies-using-legal-disclaimers-as-a-licence-to-lie-56665013/Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:07Law firms increase hours dedicated to Pro Bono<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-increase-hours-dedicated-to-pro-bono-81072419/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_517639498.jpg' border='0'/></a>Pro bono hours have increased, especially in large law firms, according to new report.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-increase-hours-dedicated-to-pro-bono-81072419/Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:07UK legal executives to get ABS licences<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-legal-executives-to-get-abs-licences-71467631/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1134141425.jpg' border='0'/></a>Alternative business structure licences to be granted to legal executives, opening up regulatory competition, more diverse opportunities.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-legal-executives-to-get-abs-licences-71467631/Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:07Maritime lawyer's agility leads to 14 per cent jobs cut<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/maritime-lawyers-agility-leads-to-14-per-cent-jobs-cut-83560958/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_687210436.jpg' border='0'/></a>In a swift move initiated last month, Ince & Co has cut 32 staff and is to sublet office space as it implements 'agile working.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/maritime-lawyers-agility-leads-to-14-per-cent-jobs-cut-83560958/Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:07Lawyers behaving badly<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-behaving-badly-95678817/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1134614834.jpg' border='0'/></a>Three instances of 'gross Incompetence,' sexual misconduct and assault tarnish reputation of the legal profession from courts to the law school.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-behaving-badly-95678817/Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:07French Law dispute forces closure of Business France office in Russia<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/french-law-dispute-forces-closure-of-business-france-office-in-russia-77156850/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1134883580.jpg' border='0'/></a>As the World Cup comes home from Russia, France closes office in Moscow following 'illegal arrest' of funds and blocking of French law.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/french-law-dispute-forces-closure-of-business-france-office-in-russia-77156850/Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:07Saudi Arabia to launch new bankruptcy law next month<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/saudi-arabia-to-launch-new-bankruptcy-law-next-month-54469148/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_131880272.jpg' border='0'/></a>The new system is part of a drive to modernise the Saudi legal system, aimed at enhancing the confidence of domestic and foreign investors.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/saudi-arabia-to-launch-new-bankruptcy-law-next-month-54469148/Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:07Activist investor asks South Korean government to stump up $770m<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/activist-investor-asks-south-korean-government-to-stump-up-$770m-51131761/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_294752678.jpg' border='0'/></a>Following failed Samsung proxy fight leading to huge corruption probe, activist investor Elliott wants $770m in damages.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/activist-investor-asks-south-korean-government-to-stump-up-$770m-51131761/Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:07AT&T to acquire AlienVault in cybersecurity deal<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/att-to-acquire-alienvault-in-cybersecurity-deal-37387303/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1089808376.jpg' border='0'/></a>AT&T announces acquisition of AlienVault, a developer of commercial and open source solutions to manage cyberattacks.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/att-to-acquire-alienvault-in-cybersecurity-deal-37387303/Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:07Law Society seeks solution to use of algorithms in UK justice system<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-society-seeks-solution-to-use-of-algorithms-in-uk-justice-system-94714871/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_523407850.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Law Society has set up the first of three evidence sessions to explore the use of algorithms in UK.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-society-seeks-solution-to-use-of-algorithms-in-uk-justice-system-94714871/Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:07Seal of approval as AI legal solutions enhanced by Apogee acquisition<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/seal-of-approval-as-ai-legal-solutions-enhanced-by-apogee-acquisition-17524263/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1119400415.jpg' border='0'/></a>Seal Software bolsters its content analytics AI solutions by acquiring Apogee Legalhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/seal-of-approval-as-ai-legal-solutions-enhanced-by-apogee-acquisition-17524263/Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:07Yale Law's millennials and gen-X lead attack on one of their own<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/yale-laws-millennials-and-gen-x-lead-attack-on-one-of-their-own-14597883/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_335651249.jpg' border='0'/></a>Ill-tempered letter attacks law school's SCOTUS 'endorsement,' a litany of views suggest 'people will die' if Judge Kavanaugh is confirmed.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/yale-laws-millennials-and-gen-x-lead-attack-on-one-of-their-own-14597883/Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:07Goldman Sachs, Prysmian and others to take cartel appeal to ECJ<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/goldman-sachs-prysmian-and-others-to-take-cartel-appeal-to-ecj-10812047/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Jurkiw Andrij1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Losing appeal against cartel to go to ECJ, cases highlights need to minimise unnecessary competition law risks says expert.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/goldman-sachs-prysmian-and-others-to-take-cartel-appeal-to-ecj-10812047/Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:07The CAP doesn't fit as UK launches interim report on farming regulation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-cap-doesnt-fit-as-uk-launches-interim-report-on-farming-regulation-94661021/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1104258959.jpg' border='0'/></a>Farming set for biggest legal shake-up in decades as common agricultural policy (CAP) requirements to end.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-cap-doesnt-fit-as-uk-launches-interim-report-on-farming-regulation-94661021/Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:07Australia brings first ever merger 'gun jumping' case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australia-brings-first-ever-merger-gun-jumping-case-35978876/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_418625707.jpg' border='0'/></a>The first ever 'gun jumping' case has been brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australia-brings-first-ever-merger-gun-jumping-case-35978876/Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:07Underreporting highlighted as law firms struggle with harassment claims<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/underreporting-highlighted-as-law-firms-struggle-with-harassment-claims-24089981/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1063376906.jpg' border='0'/></a>At least two major law firms face sexual harassment suits, but fear of reprisal leading to underreportinghttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/underreporting-highlighted-as-law-firms-struggle-with-harassment-claims-24089981/Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:07Geography reflects technology use as UK legal departments lag behind<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/geography-reflects-technology-use-as-uk-legal-departments-lag-behind-37039067/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/46038488_s (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Survey reveals UK Legal departments less likely to use innovative technologies than counterparts in the US and globally.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/geography-reflects-technology-use-as-uk-legal-departments-lag-behind-37039067/Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:07Former Apple employee in theft charge related to Self-Driving Car IP<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/former-apple-employee-in-theft-charge-related-to-self-driving-car-ip-55331089/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_6535754171.jpg' border='0'/></a>Apple brings criminal charges against former employee who worked on self-drive projecthttp://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/former-apple-employee-in-theft-charge-related-to-self-driving-car-ip-55331089/Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:07Australia's in-house lawyers feature in top five roles for salary growth<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/australias-in-house-lawyers-feature-in-top-five-roles-for-salary-growth-63153885/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1092213194.jpg' border='0'/></a>In-house lawyers in the top five roles posting fastest salary growth in corporate Australia.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/australias-in-house-lawyers-feature-in-top-five-roles-for-salary-growth-63153885/Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:07Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-82488313/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1036919479.jpg' border='0'/></a>Major in-house signings this month include Allison Junoy, who joins soccer club Paris St Germain as general counsel, timely!http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-82488313/Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:07Trade mark number UK00003323129 is coming home!<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/trade-mark-number-uk00003323129-is-coming-home!-66719372/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1126348985.jpg' border='0'/></a>Gift business Fatcuckoo has filed a trademark application for 'it's coming home', the words on the lips of a feverish English World Cup public.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/trade-mark-number-uk00003323129-is-coming-home!-66719372/Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:07Sullivan & Cromwell on top with 84 deals totalling $259.7 billion<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sullivan--cromwell-on-top-with-84-deals-totalling-$2597-billion-25827863/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_700564906.jpg' border='0'/></a>Sullivan & Cromwell tops the latest deals list amongst law firms despite working on 108 fewer deals than its nearest competitor.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sullivan--cromwell-on-top-with-84-deals-totalling-$2597-billion-25827863/Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:07Law firms dominate social mobility ranking, but lose out on the top spot<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-dominate-social-mobility-ranking-but-lose-out-on-the-top-spot-30682701/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_675367690.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firms make up a third of UK social mobility employer index, but MoJ tops legal list and KPMG gets the top spot.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-dominate-social-mobility-ranking-but-lose-out-on-the-top-spot-30682701/Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:07Legal talent targeted as law and psychology meet in a &pound;3m deal<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-talent-targeted-as-law-and-psychology-meet-in-a-3m-deal-20471606/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1074888599.jpg' border='0'/></a>As the legal landscape continues to evolve, a legal services group and business psychologists have teamed up to target the legal talent market.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-talent-targeted-as-law-and-psychology-meet-in-a-3m-deal-20471606/Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:07Should've done a Neymar? Canadian soccer player loses appeal<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/shouldve-done-a-neymar-canadian-soccer-player-loses-appeal-37233101/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1125313796.jpg' border='0'/></a>Ontario court rules a soccer team and coach not negligent for assault during a game.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/shouldve-done-a-neymar-canadian-soccer-player-loses-appeal-37233101/Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:07Status of pets a constitutional matter in Korea<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/status-of-pets-a-constitutional-matter-in-korea-37618964/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_726710023.jpg' border='0'/></a>The top Korean court is reviewing pets' legal status and may grant greater legal protection for animals.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/status-of-pets-a-constitutional-matter-in-korea-37618964/Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:07Clifford Chance launches innovation units<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clifford-chance-launches-innovation-units-48086567/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Clifford Chance.jpg' border='0'/></a>Two new ventures have been launched by Clifford Chance in an effort to forge ahead in its digital offerings.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clifford-chance-launches-innovation-units-48086567/Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:07India to monitor foreign operators as it broadens e-commerce regulation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/india-to-monitor-foreign-operators-as-it-broadens-e-commerce-regulation-45730500/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/47358048_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>Amazon, Flipkart and Myntra are on the radar as the Indian government tackles violations and advances ambition of developing e-commerce law.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/india-to-monitor-foreign-operators-as-it-broadens-e-commerce-regulation-45730500/Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:07Two cases highlights how Nazi looting still haunts the art world<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/two-cases-highlights-how-nazi-looting-still-haunts-the-art-world-24719562/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/cezanne-lla-montagne-sainte-victoirerckunstmuseum-bern_ (1)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Paul Cézanne's La Montagne Sainte-Victoire, dated 1897, is on show for first time since before WWII, while a Polish case remains unresolved.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/two-cases-highlights-how-nazi-looting-still-haunts-the-art-world-24719562/Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:07Baker McKenzie plans expansion with 150 new Belfast jobs<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/baker-mckenzie-plans-expansion-with-150-new-belfast-jobs-98016936/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/45618483_s1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The firm has bought additional office space in Belfast as it builds its strategy as an innovation hub.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/baker-mckenzie-plans-expansion-with-150-new-belfast-jobs-98016936/Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:07Credit Suisse fined $77 million over Asia-Pacific corrupt hires<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/credit-suisse-fined-$77-million-over-asia-pacific-corrupt-hires-49623749/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_165278801.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Swiss bank had hired 'princelings' to win regional business and got caught up in US investigation leading to a $77 million settlement.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/credit-suisse-fined-$77-million-over-asia-pacific-corrupt-hires-49623749/Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:07Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/digital-age-copyright-reform-stalls-as-meps-vote-down-changes-33571565/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_729345721.jpg' border='0'/></a>Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/digital-age-copyright-reform-stalls-as-meps-vote-down-changes-33571565/Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:07Lawyers for rocker Ozzy Osbourne and AEG trade blows in legal battle<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-for-rocker-ozzy-osbourne-and-aeg-trade-blows-in-legal-battle-37809302/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_173104631.jpg' border='0'/></a>Calling AEG's anti-trust claims 'baseless,' lawyers for Ozzy Osbourne fight back in what is known as the LA and London 'venue wars.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-for-rocker-ozzy-osbourne-and-aeg-trade-blows-in-legal-battle-37809302/Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:07Global food companies and US farmers at loggerheads over GMO labelling<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/global-food-companies-and-us-farmers-at-loggerheads-over-gmo-labelling-70229256/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_649698616.jpg' border='0'/></a>US farmers and global food companies are lobbying US Congress on new legislation for GMO labelling.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/global-food-companies-and-us-farmers-at-loggerheads-over-gmo-labelling-70229256/Thu, 05 Jul 2018 15:07UK to build &pound;300m cybercrime court and invest in LawTech<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-to-build-300m-cybercrime-court-and-invest-in-lawtech-11508602/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_404939428.jpg' border='0'/></a>The UK government green lights &pound;300m court to fight cybercrime and joins forces to boost the UK's LawTech industry.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-to-build-300m-cybercrime-court-and-invest-in-lawtech-11508602/Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:07Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-32992487/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_129280403.jpg' border='0'/></a>From sweet deals to sour tastes, a round-uo of the week's moves in the GC world.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-32992487/Wed, 04 Jul 2018 14:07Trademark protection helps innovation and growth new study says<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/trademark-protection-helps-innovation-and-growth-new-study-says-49523824/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_181604066.jpg' border='0'/></a>Registered trademark protection helps US companies innovate and grow according to a new study linking registration to employment.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/trademark-protection-helps-innovation-and-growth-new-study-says-49523824/Thu, 05 Jul 2018 13:07Halliburton sued over national origin and religious discrimination<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/halliburton-sued-over-national-origin-and-religious-discrimination-59232579/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1023107128.jpg' border='0'/></a>Supervisors and co-workers at energy giant harassed two Muslim employees, according to federal agency charges.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/halliburton-sued-over-national-origin-and-religious-discrimination-59232579/Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:07Diversity pilot reports positive disruption in legal departments and firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/diversity-pilot-reports-positive-disruption-in-legal-departments-and-firms-30199500/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1022451727.jpg' border='0'/></a>Pilot project of 70 legal departments and 44 law firms reveals diversity is positively 'disrupting' dialogue and practices.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/diversity-pilot-reports-positive-disruption-in-legal-departments-and-firms-30199500/Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:07Facebook tackles fake news by buying Allen & Overy incubator startup<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/facebook-tackles-fake-news-by-buying-allen--overy-incubator-startup-4696912/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_668033083.jpg' border='0'/></a>A product of Allen & Overy's incubator Fuse Bloomsbury AI is being bought by Facebook to tackle fake newshttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/facebook-tackles-fake-news-by-buying-allen--overy-incubator-startup-4696912/Wed, 04 Jul 2018 11:07London junior lawyers at Herbert Smith Freehills get pay boost<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/london-junior-lawyers-at-herbert-smith-freehills-get-pay-boost-70642920/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_701279227.jpg' border='0'/></a>HSF hikes starting salaries in line with US trend, though trainee remuneration remains the same.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/london-junior-lawyers-at-herbert-smith-freehills-get-pay-boost-70642920/Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:07Report estimates &pound;6.97 million saved in .uk domain name legal costs<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/report-estimates-697-million-saved-in-uk-domain-name-legal-costs-78752066/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_228385918.jpg' border='0'/></a>Nominet, the internet company running of the .uk domain, reveals latest annual domain disputes report, estimates &pound;6.97 million in savings.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/report-estimates-697-million-saved-in-uk-domain-name-legal-costs-78752066/Wed, 04 Jul 2018 11:07PwC ordered to pay $625.3 million over bank's collapse<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pwc-ordered-to-pay-$6253-million-over-banks-collapse-29448397/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1117944788.jpg' border='0'/></a>PwC has to pay $625.3 million in damages to the FDIC after fraud led to one of the largest bank failures of the global financial crisis.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pwc-ordered-to-pay-$6253-million-over-banks-collapse-29448397/Thu, 05 Jul 2018 13:07More products may be impacted by WTO 'plain' tobacco packaging ruling<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/more-products-may-be-impacted-by-wto-plain-tobacco-packaging-ruling-37355969/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_309470237.jpg' border='0'/></a>Australia has won a major trade dispute over 'plain' tobacco packaging law, but opponents say it sets dangerous precedent for other products.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/more-products-may-be-impacted-by-wto-plain-tobacco-packaging-ruling-37355969/Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:07US law firm merger drumbeat gets louder<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-law-firm-merger-drumbeat-gets-louder-61478107/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_768129223.jpg' border='0'/></a>With another record-setting year of US law firm mergers, the trend is for combinations between bigger firms.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-law-firm-merger-drumbeat-gets-louder-61478107/Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:07Australian firm picks over the bones, while UK regulator hits S&G with fine<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australian-firm-picks-over-the-bones-while-uk-regulator-hits-sg-with-fine-16867265/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/slater-gordon.jpg' border='0'/></a>Troubled Slater & Gordon has Adelaide office taken over by Johnston Withers, while in UK the SRA hands out &pound;80,000 penalty.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australian-firm-picks-over-the-bones-while-uk-regulator-hits-sg-with-fine-16867265/Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:07California Judge throws out climate change 'baseless' suit against big oil<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/california-judge-throws-out-climate-change-baseless-suit-against-big-oil-6819526/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_128669783.jpg' border='0'/></a>Climate change an issue for politicians not the courts says California judge as industry group claims lawsuit is 'baseless.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/california-judge-throws-out-climate-change-baseless-suit-against-big-oil-6819526/Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:07Morgan Stanley hit with $3.6 million penalty for misuse of client account<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/morgan-stanley-hit-with-$36-million-penalty-for-misuse-of-client-account-27782080/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_386518060.jpg' border='0'/></a>SEC charges Morgan Stanley $3.6 million for failing to detect or prevent misappropriation of client funds.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/morgan-stanley-hit-with-$36-million-penalty-for-misuse-of-client-account-27782080/Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:07LexisNexis launches faster research tool for data-driven lawyers<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lexisnexis-launches-faster-research-tool-for-data-driven-lawyers-36266521/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_434149351.jpg' border='0'/></a>LexisNexis launches Ravel View data visualisation providing a faster research tool for data-driven lawyers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lexisnexis-launches-faster-research-tool-for-data-driven-lawyers-36266521/Fri, 29 Jun 2018 12:06Norway leads attack on GDPR obstruction, while California passes law<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/norway-leads-attack-on-gdpr-obstruction-while-california-passes-law-52668073/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_757920268.jpg' border='0'/></a>GDPR consumer privacy concerns addressed in Europe and in the hi-tech heartlands of California.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/norway-leads-attack-on-gdpr-obstruction-while-california-passes-law-52668073/Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:06Alleged &pound;12.6m legal aid fraud investigation nets eight lawyers<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/alleged-126m-legal-aid-fraud-investigation-nets-eight-lawyers-61909848/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_672511930.jpg' border='0'/></a>Eight lawyers are facing court after an investigation over allegedly fraudulent legal aid claims worth over &pound;12.6m.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/alleged-126m-legal-aid-fraud-investigation-nets-eight-lawyers-61909848/Fri, 29 Jun 2018 12:06Hogan Lovells seals Saudi alliance after two-year search<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hogan-lovells-seals-saudi-alliance-after-two-year-search-78641441/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_408623797.jpg' border='0'/></a>Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 and reforming crown prince MBS attracting firms to the kingdom, as Hogan Lovells forges partnership.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hogan-lovells-seals-saudi-alliance-after-two-year-search-78641441/Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:06Knights aims for record &pound;103m IPO, but record may not last for long<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/knights-aims-for-record-103m-ipo-but-record-may-not-last-for-long-23215210/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/London Stock Exchange (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Knights announces IPO pricing ahead of its float on AIM later this month, but as others follow suit its record may be beaten as DWF mulls listing.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/knights-aims-for-record-103m-ipo-but-record-may-not-last-for-long-23215210/Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:06Scotus justice Kennedy to retire, may reshape social and economic agenda<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scotus-justice-kennedy-to-retire-may-reshape-social-and-economic-agenda-19247629/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Scotus.jpg' border='0'/></a>Retirement of the conservative libertarian justice may lead to a social and economic change in make-up of US supremen court.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scotus-justice-kennedy-to-retire-may-reshape-social-and-economic-agenda-19247629/Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:06Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-83480796/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/26315249_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>This week's round up of appointments features a general counsel who has found his way into the c-suite.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-83480796/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:06Legal departments report flat budgets, increased work load, more tech<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/legal-departments-report-flat-budgets-increased-work-load-more-tech-9172856/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_566736079.jpg' border='0'/></a>A legal operations index reveals tech and volume of work rises as budgets stay flat.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/legal-departments-report-flat-budgets-increased-work-load-more-tech-9172856/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:06SEC in-house judges unlawfully appointed<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/sec-in-house-judges-unlawfully-appointed-89735522/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/klotz.jpg' border='0'/></a>The in-house judges at the Securities and Exchange Commission were appointed by staff members rather than by the commission itself.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/sec-in-house-judges-unlawfully-appointed-89735522/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:06Compliance pays better and brings job satisfaction<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/compliance-pays-better-and-brings-job-satisfaction-3313537/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/compliance3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Compliance officer compensation 2018 report reveals higher compensation and job satisfaction, especially for those with law degrees.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/compliance-pays-better-and-brings-job-satisfaction-3313537/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:06EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/eu-asked-for-gdpr-exemptions-by-regulators-20534115/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1119646910.jpg' border='0'/></a>Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/eu-asked-for-gdpr-exemptions-by-regulators-20534115/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:06Women lawyers face harassment at US law firms big and small<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/women-lawyers-face-harassment-at-us-law-firms-big-and-small-83704056/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_754435798.jpg' border='0'/></a>A new survey in the US confirms yesterday's UK report that women lawyers face harassment at work.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/women-lawyers-face-harassment-at-us-law-firms-big-and-small-83704056/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:06Slater and Gordon denies injury 'claim farming' allegations<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/slater-and-gordon-denies-injury-claim-farming-allegations-79282204/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1119267008.jpg' border='0'/></a>Australia's legal profession has reacted to allegations against Salter Gordon that it engaged in controversial practice of paying for injury referrals.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/slater-and-gordon-denies-injury-claim-farming-allegations-79282204/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:06Brexit poses questions for London's litigation and arbitration marketplace<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/brexit-poses-questions-for-londons-litigation-and-arbitration-marketplace-97834285/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1068566720.jpg' border='0'/></a>Despite serious questions hanging over litigation and arbitration decisions in London, Helen Conybeare William urges caution when selecting other jurisdictions.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/brexit-poses-questions-for-londons-litigation-and-arbitration-marketplace-97834285/Tue, 26 Jun 2018 12:06Luxembourg law firm opens doors in London to capitalise on Brexit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxembourg-law-firm-opens-doors-in-london-to-capitalise-on-brexit-26077725/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/lux1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The representative office will cement links with the firm's clients as well as showcasing Luxembourg.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxembourg-law-firm-opens-doors-in-london-to-capitalise-on-brexit-26077725/Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:06Barristers report rise in bullying and harassment<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/barristers-report-rise-in-bullying-and-harassment-49590892/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Bullying.jpg' border='0'/></a>Bullying and harassment amongst barristers is on the rise, gender given as the most common explanation.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/barristers-report-rise-in-bullying-and-harassment-49590892/Tue, 26 Jun 2018 12:06Cryptocurrencies should be regulated like securities, says BIS adviser<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cryptocurrencies-should-be-regulated-like-securities-says-bis-adviser-47213620/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1114898270.jpg' border='0'/></a>Regulating cryptocurrencies looks increasingly like settling on crypto as securities, as adviser signals BIS position.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cryptocurrencies-should-be-regulated-like-securities-says-bis-adviser-47213620/Tue, 26 Jun 2018 12:06New graduate academy launched for law students<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-graduate-academy-launched-for-law-students-16720771/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Students_graduating_cropped.jpg' border='0'/></a>Legal apprenticeship will fill 'huge gap' in legal education market outside of conventional solicitor training contracts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-graduate-academy-launched-for-law-students-16720771/Tue, 26 Jun 2018 12:06Deloitte gets seal of approval to compete directly with law firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/deloitte-gets-seal-of-approval-to-compete-directly-with-law-firms-94407114/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Deloitte4.jpg' border='0'/></a>Deloittes has been awarded alternative business status (ABS) in the UK, completing the pack of 'Big Four' accountancy firms gearing up to compete for legal services in UK.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/deloitte-gets-seal-of-approval-to-compete-directly-with-law-firms-94407114/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:06Trump lawyer loses firm prestige spot, while Cravath is crème de la crème<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/trump-lawyer-loses-firm-prestige-spot-while-cravath-is-crème-de-la-crème-31619930/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1101596252.jpg' border='0'/></a>Cravath is number one in the Prestige ratings while Kasowitz Benson Torres drops out of the list because of a friend in high places.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/trump-lawyer-loses-firm-prestige-spot-while-cravath-is-crème-de-la-crème-31619930/Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:06US attacks WTO as EU engages in midnight retaliation against US<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-attacks-wto-as-eu-engages-in-midnight-retaliation-against-us-39933002/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1115227424.jpg' border='0'/></a>US takes aim at WTO trade disputes, while EU in midnight retaliation against US actionshttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-attacks-wto-as-eu-engages-in-midnight-retaliation-against-us-39933002/Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:06Allen & Overy under fire over gender pay gap<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/allen--overy-under-fire-over-gender-pay-gap-89484815/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1107628616.jpg' border='0'/></a>The chair of a UK parliamentary select committee claims A&O refused to 'come clean' and is 'dragging its feet' on partner gender pay gap data.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/allen--overy-under-fire-over-gender-pay-gap-89484815/Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:06Deutsche Bank spends $17 billion in a decade on legal costs<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/deutsche-bank-spends-$17-billion-in-a-decade-on-legal-costs-11656093/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1109322860.jpg' border='0'/></a>Despite spending $17 billion, the bank still has five of its biggest cases outstanding and has set aside $2.9 billion for litigation provision in the first quarter.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/deutsche-bank-spends-$17-billion-in-a-decade-on-legal-costs-11656093/Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:06US Supreme Court overturns ruling so states can force online retailers to tax<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-supreme-court-overturns-ruling-so-states-can-force-online-retailers-to-tax-4490836/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1117993757.jpg' border='0'/></a>A US ruling says states can collect sales taxes from out-of-state online retailers on consumer purchases.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-supreme-court-overturns-ruling-so-states-can-force-online-retailers-to-tax-4490836/Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:06A tale of two techs, as London and Paris take more steps into the future<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/a-tale-of-two-techs-as-london-and-paris-take-more-steps-into-the-future-2583633/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1068566720.jpg' border='0'/></a>Legal tech was in the spotlight in London and Paris this week, with launch news from Slaughter and May, Barclays and the Paris Barhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/a-tale-of-two-techs-as-london-and-paris-take-more-steps-into-the-future-2583633/Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:06Coca-Cola's 'Zero' trademark worth, well, maybe zero?<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/coca-colas-zero-trademark-worth-well-maybe-zero-97478134/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1097308817.jpg' border='0'/></a>Decade-long trademark battle between bitter rivals takes another twist as court overturns 2016 decisionhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/coca-colas-zero-trademark-worth-well-maybe-zero-97478134/Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:06Indian court rules on magazine's controversial breast-feeding cover<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/indian-court-rules-on-magazines-controversial-breast-feeding-cover-69827129/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Grihalakshmi_breastfeeding_28_2_650_cover.jpg' border='0'/></a>Citing the Kama Sutra and legal authorities, an Indian court refused a petition that a magazine cover was obscene and violated sexual offences Acts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/indian-court-rules-on-magazines-controversial-breast-feeding-cover-69827129/Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:06GDPR and Sapin II laws strengthen role of legal departments in France<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/gdpr-and-sapin-ii-laws-strengthen-role-of-legal-departments-in-france-96016471/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_266677616.jpg' border='0'/></a>A survey reveals the rising status for legal departments as French companies come to terms with new law and regulation.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/gdpr-and-sapin-ii-laws-strengthen-role-of-legal-departments-in-france-96016471/Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:06Australia's data breach law suits could be a honey pot of gold<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/australias-data-breach-law-suits-could-be-a-honey-pot-of-gold-2973825/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_207808747.jpg' border='0'/></a>The CEO of a security firm has warned corporate Australia of data breach misconception which may lead to rise in lawsuits.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/australias-data-breach-law-suits-could-be-a-honey-pot-of-gold-2973825/Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:06Former accuser accused as Tapestry hits back with lawsuit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/former-accuser-accused-as-tapestry-hits-back-with-lawsuit-28266969/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/SW.jpg' border='0'/></a>After being rocked by a sexual harassment lawsuit, Stuart Weitzman has hit back with a lawsuit of its own.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/former-accuser-accused-as-tapestry-hits-back-with-lawsuit-28266969/Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:06Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-54649092/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/17133379_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>Pharma dominates this week's round up of appointments, including a GC turned CEO.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-54649092/Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:06Law firms eye up Africa as corporate investment grows<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-eye-up-africa-as-corporate-investment-grows-1278977/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1083770495.jpg' border='0'/></a>Despite economic concerns, African investment is growing and law firms are capitalisinghttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-eye-up-africa-as-corporate-investment-grows-1278977/Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:06Fieldfisher denies press reports of IPO speculation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fieldfisher-denies-press-reports-of-ipo-speculation-88542828/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1116285701.jpg' border='0'/></a>Following reports of DWF IPO, Fieldfisher becomes latest target for the rumour mill, but firm denies it has any such plans.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fieldfisher-denies-press-reports-of-ipo-speculation-88542828/Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:06Jones Day slapped with gender discrimination suit by former partner<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/jones-day-slapped-with-gender-discrimination-suit-by-former-partner-42724933/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1087344797.jpg' border='0'/></a>A former partner alleges violations of the California Labor Code, citing 'black box' pay structure and firm's support for President Trump.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/jones-day-slapped-with-gender-discrimination-suit-by-former-partner-42724933/Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:06Qatar taking UAE to ICJ with accusations of racial discrimination<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/qatar-taking-uae-to-icj-with-accusations-of-racial-discrimination-16927007/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_654926083.jpg' border='0'/></a>With a year-long blockade still in place, Qatar fights back at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/qatar-taking-uae-to-icj-with-accusations-of-racial-discrimination-16927007/Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:06US labour law firm aims to turn the tide for gig workers<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-labour-law-firm-aims-to-turn-the-tide-for-gig-workers-13167089/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_758284846.jpg' border='0'/></a>A US law firm has joined forces with lobbyists to influence policy about the future of work.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-labour-law-firm-aims-to-turn-the-tide-for-gig-workers-13167089/Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:06Fake cryptos? Putin rules out the crypto-ruble...at least for now<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fake-cryptos-putin-rules-out-the-crypto-rubleat-least-for-now-72725494/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1104012839.jpg' border='0'/></a>President Putin calls for caution over crypto and contradicts previous announcements in the financial sector.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fake-cryptos-putin-rules-out-the-crypto-rubleat-least-for-now-72725494/Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:06Corrs joins forces on property contract blockchain project<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/corrs-joins-forces-on-property-contract-blockchain-project-83639145/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Blockchain (6).jpg' border='0'/></a>The Australian firm is working on the project to deal with property transactions from start to finish.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/corrs-joins-forces-on-property-contract-blockchain-project-83639145/Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:06New Canadian chief justice in call for better communication<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-canadian-chief-justice-in-call-for-better-communication-59717116/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_407474737.jpg' border='0'/></a>Canada's Supreme Court justice says the profession must find ways to communicate directly with the public.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-canadian-chief-justice-in-call-for-better-communication-59717116/Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:06Law firm wants judge to recuse himself from landmark case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firm-wants-judge-to-recuse-himself-from-landmark-case-58547718/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1101754325.jpg' border='0'/></a>US law firm Labaton Sucharow has reacted to the judge's 'public corruption' claim by demanding he step down.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firm-wants-judge-to-recuse-himself-from-landmark-case-58547718/Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:06Tax haven myths challenged by think tank<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/tax-haven-myths-challenged-by-think-tank-14394226/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_761033284.jpg' border='0'/></a>A new report debunks the myths surrounding the purposes of tax havens and challenges the image of 'hotbeds of tax evasion.'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/tax-haven-myths-challenged-by-think-tank-14394226/Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:06New versus big law in a battle over service quality<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-versus-big-law-in-a-battle-over-service-quality-56788416/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1112093006.jpg' border='0'/></a>The CEO of a prominent Australian newlaw firm criticises biglaw firms for offering bad service.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-versus-big-law-in-a-battle-over-service-quality-56788416/Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:06